By Don Taylor
In the search to find the biological father of my sister Glennis, I am continuing to develop a tree of the descendants of Francis and Fannie (McGregor) Morgan of Pleasants County, West Virginia.
Francis and Fannie had 12 children
|Clara M Morgan||Gail Hemsworth
|Married Everett Luzader
Married Earl Deem
|Henry Clifford Morgan||None.||Died at age 15.|
|Lewis V. P. Morgan||Lula Edna Morgan
Opal Jean Morgan
|Died at age 2.
Married William Davis
|Rosa Virginia Morgan|
|Dora D. Morgan|
|Ephraim Stokeley Morgan|
|Nathan Spencer Morgan|
|John A. Morgan|
|Sarah D Morgan|
|Orien E. Morgan|
|James Cyrus Morgan|
Lewis V. P. Morgan was born 30 December 1871 in Lafayette, West Virginia. He was the third child of Francis Marion and Fannie R. (McGregor) Morgan.
He married Maude L. Lamp in 1899 in Tyler County, West Virginia. They had two children.
- Lula Edna Morgan, was born in 1900 & died in 1902 at the age of 2 due to a fire.
- Opal Jean Morgan, was born in 1902 in Pleasants County, West Virginia. Opal married William Henry Davis in 1920. They had two girls and appear to have had no sons.
Lewis’s wife died in 1908 and he never remarried.
- During the 1910 Census Lewis was living with his sister Rosa and her husband, F. M. May.
- During the 1920 Census, Lewis was living with his mother-in-law, Sarah L Lany.
- During the 1930 Census, Lewis was living with his uncle, Elie H. Morgan.
It does not appear that the descendants of Lewis V.P. Morgan could be potential candidates for Glennis’ biological father.
1910 Census (FS), Family Search, F M May (Lewis Morgan) – Lafayette, Pleasants, West Virginia. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MPF5-6Y6.
1920 Census (FS), Family Search, Sarah L Lany – Meade, Tyler, West Virginia. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MN2Q-ZP3.
1930 Census (FS), Family Search, Elie H Morgan – Saint Marys, Pleasants, West Virginia. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XMHY-2T1.
Find a Grave, Find a Grave, Lewis V. P. Morgan – Memorial# 34028908. https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=34028908.
West Virginia Births, 1853-1930, Family Search, Lewis V P Morgan – 30 Dec 1871. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NM7W-26D.
West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970, Family Search, Lewis Morgan & Maud Lamp – 1899. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FYYS-VXT.